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        Biblia Hebraica ??????? ?????? ????

      Amsterdam, Joseph Athias 1661. - [Torah]. 8°. 1636 S. Mit ill. Titel., Kopfleisten u. Zierstücken am Anfang u. Ende jedes Buches. (Hebräischer Text. 3 Ss. Einführung in Hebräisch, 9 Ss. Einführung in Latein). HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg. Rü. restaur. Vereinz. gering fleckig. In gutem Zustand. EA Encycl. Judaica III, 623 - Erste Ausgabe dieses einflußreichen Amsterdamer Drucks von J. Athias. - Josef ben Abraham Athias (gest. 1700) entstammte einer sephardischen Familie, ließ sich nach Jugendjahren in Hamburg 1657 in Amsterdam nieder, begründete dort eine Druckerei. Die vorl. Ausgabe wurde von Johann Leusden (Prof. in Leyden) ediert. Die künstlerische und sorgfältige Ausstattung trug Athias die Anerkennung in Form einer goldenen Medaille sowie die Aufnahme in die Zunft der niederländischen Buchdrucker ein. "Tatsächlich gehört diese Bibelausgabe zu den schönsten Erzeugnissen der hebr. Buchdruckerkunst und diente außerdem lange als Muster für Bibleausgaben, namentlich solche christlicher Hebraisten". (Herlitz-Kirschner, Jüd. Lex. I, 556) Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Nova Germaniae & Accurata delineatio. Ubieunq B. Lector talem (*) viderit asteriscum cogitabit inibi eße Academiam. - Antverpiae, Apud Petrum Verbist 1661.':.

      - Kupferstich v. Pieter Verbiest II b. Pieter Verbiest II in Antwerpen, dat. 1661, 46 x 50 Meurer, Corpus der älteren Germania-Karten, 8.9.1.d; vgl. Hollstein's Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700, Volume XXXV, Pieter Verbiest II, S. 186, Nr. 6 (dieser Zustand mit der Datierung 1661 nicht bei Hollstein). - Zeigt Deutschland, Benelux, Österreich, Schweiz und Polen. - Unten links Titelkartusche mit Adler und Verlegeradresse. - In der Nord- und Ostsee Segelschiffe und Windrose. - Sehr seltener Antwerpener Einblattdruck. - Von der extrem seltenen Karte gibt es drei verschiedene Ausgaben mit den Datierungen (1634, 1641 u. 1661). - Bisher sind insgesamt nur 4 Exemplare bekannt!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Christelyke aandachten of vlammende ziel-zuchten eener godvreesende ziele, met een goddelijk antwoord daar op passende. Met eene voorreden ter aanprijsinge van deze zinnebeeldige aandachten door Gerardus Outhof. Deventer, H.W. van Welbergen, 1728.

      "4°: *-3* 4 A-M 4 N 2, gepag.: [24] 99 [1] pp. Met groot gegraveerd titelvignet en 50 ongesigneerde kopergravures Leren band, geribde rug met goudgestempelde velden en titelschildje, fraai exemplaar. Lit.: Van der Aa (dichters) II, p.218-219; Landwehr 300"."Stichtelijk emblemataboek van Gerrit Hesman (1661 - c. 1715), op de titelpagina Dokkumer genoemd en in het voorwoord van de predikant Gerardus Outhof (1673 - 1733) omschreven als een fraai Borger, van stichtelijken Wandel, een Minnaar van de Teeken-Kunst, die ongetrouwt Overleden is, en die by ledige uuren dit Werkjen heeft opgesteld. Dat zou kunnen betekenen dat Hesman niet alleen de teksten maar ook de ontwerpen voor de wat naieve gravures heeft gemaakt. In alle 50 afbeeldingen neemt het menselijk hart een centrale plaats in. In hetzelfde jaar als de 'Christelyke aandachten' verscheen nog een postume emblematabundel van Hesman: 'Cupidoos Mengelwerken of Minnespiegel der deugden', met gravuren, die men denken zoude tot de allervroegste tijden der kunst te behooren, toen men van perspectief en licht en bruin naauwelijks eenig denkbeeld koesterde, zoo dat het werk, in meer dan een opzigt, zeldzaam mag genoemd worden (Van der Aa)."

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        Abbrege' methodique des principes heraldiques, ou du veritable art du blason.

      - Lyon, Coral/du Perier, 1661. 12o. Full leather, worn top spine end. Paper somewhat browned. Exlibris Daniel de Bruin. (28)+III+(9) pages. Illustrated with a folding engraving of the coronation of Charles King of Naples and Sicily in 1265 by Cardinal Raoul de Chevriers and 10 full page engravings of coats-of-arms and woodcuts in the text. Some water staining in the first few pages. Claude-François Ménestrier (9 March 1631 - 21 January 1705) was a French heraldist, a member of the Society of Jesus [Jesuit], and attendant of the royal court. Ménestrier was born in Lyon. He produced numerous books on heraldry, and was one of the greatest authorities on heraldry of his age. Ménestrier was the professor of the colleges in Chambéry, Vienne, Grenoble, and Lyon. During 1669-70 he intended to travel to Germany and Italy, but only reached Paris and lived there to his death. He was the most widely known heraldist of his time, and from 1622 he was in close correspondence with Philipp Jakob Spener, the founder of the German scientific heraldry who refused the merely symbolic interpretation of arms. Ménestrier maintained that we can know the essence of heraldry only from the sources from the age of living heraldry, but he was also influenced by the heraldic view of his age. Thus, his researches were abortive. This attractive book is dedicated to Claude Joseph and Leonard Francois de Chevriers, two French noblemen. The 'epistre' contains a genealogy of their family. H146

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        Carte Particolare Della Stretto Di Iezo Fra I”America e”Isola Iezo - Chart of Pacific Northwest

      Florence: Dell'Arcano del Mare 1661 - Sheet Dimension: 21 x 16 in. Copperplate engraving. This sea chart from Robert Dudley’s splendid Dell’ Arcano del Mare (Secrets of the Sea), is the first marine atlas to employ the Mercator projection. In using the projection developed by Mercator, Dudley improved upon the theory of navigating by the “Great Circle,” the shortest distance between two points on a globe. It would be the eighteenth century before cartographers used the projection consistently, and during the great Dutch period of cartography not one atlas was produced using it. Although Dell’ Arcano del Mare was published in Italy, it is considered the first printed English nautical atlas. Dudley’s monumental work was the only exception to the total dominance of sea atlas production by the Dutch for nearly a century. Arguably the most sumptuous marine atlas ever produced, it contained no less than 146 sea charts, and dozens of illustrations and working diagrams. It was superior to any previous work in that the charts illustrated the whole world, the first time any outside of Europe had been included. Dell’ Arcano del Mare was also the first atlas to show the prevailing winds, currents and magnetic deviation. One of the great marine atlases of all time, the work was magnificently engraved, an encyclopedia of 17th-century knowledge regarding the seas. Robert Dudley was one of the more colorful characters in the history of map making. He was the illegitimate son of the Earl of Leicester, and in 1605 he abducted a beautiful heiress and fl ed England. He entered the service of the Duke of Tuscany as an engineer and naval commander, and he spent the rest of his life in Italy. In 1646 in Florence he published Dell’ Arcano del Mare, which besides the many beautifully calligraphic charts included detailed texts on navigation, shipbuilding and naval warfare, the whole written in Italian by Dudley himself. The atlas was twelve years in the making, and the main innovation lay in its conception of a world atlas of charts, both general ocean charts and detailed surveys, covering all the rival spheres of European do-minion: Spanish, English and Dutch. Dudley’s Dell’ Arcano del Mare is a monument in marine cartography, representing the culmination of his passion for the waters of the world and all that they had to offer.

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        Noctes Granzovianae, seu discursus panegyricus de antiguis triumphis. Amsterdam, Valckenier, 1661.

      12°, geheel perkament uit de tijd, (24)+552 pag. Gegraveerde titelpagina en gravures in de tekst van kronen, lauerkransen, zegewagens etc.

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        A LETTER Of ADVICE WRITTEN By Sr. FRANCIS BACON To the Duke of BUCKINGHAM, When he became Favourite to KING JAMES, Never Before Printed

      London: Printed for R. H. and H. B. and are to be sold at Westminster and the Royal Exchange, 1661. 1st Edition (Gibson 232; Wing B302). Modern tan quarter calf binding with brownish paper boards. Title gilt stamped to spine. Light binding wear. Bookplate of Fairfax of Cameron to front paste-down, with old bookseller slip affixed above. Book label of Nicholas Wall to rear paste-down. Period marginalia & underlining throughout, though the text-block trimmed at some point in the past, occasionally affecting the marginalia. Still, a Very Good Plus copy.. [2], 14 pp. 4to: A - B^4. 7-1/4" x 5-3/8" Quoting the slip, "Bacon's first approach to the favourite to whom he looked for advancement, and to whom in large measure he owed his rise." A somewhat minor effort of Bacon's, but perhaps giving a bit of insight into his conduct with James, from whom he too became a favorite, eventually ascending to the position of, in 1618, Lord Chancellor. On 12 July 1618 the king created Bacon Baron Verulam, of Verulam, in the Peerage of England; Bacon then became known as Francis, Lord Verulam. Uncommon in the trade; as we write this, we find no other copies currently on offer, with ABPC showing no copies at auction these past 30+ years, and the same result with a RBH search, i.e., no copies recorded.

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        Mathematical collections and translations: in two tomes. (1st English ed. of Dialogo, The Systeme of the World) (Volume 1 bound in 5 volumes)

      London : Printed by William Leybourn 1661 - Rare 1st English edition of Galileo's Dialogo. Tome 1 of Galileo's Dialogues bound in 5 volumes. Rarely found complete due to the destruction of most copies in the Great Fire of London. 33 cm. Rebound in 1/4 modern moroccan leather over linen boards. Good bindings and covers. Collated: 1-88; 89-247 [1] pp.; 249-424 pp.; [425]-503, [1], [24] pp.; [14] 98 pp. [of 118]. Incomplete and defective: The first volume title page and pages to p. 5, lacking, as well as all three plates. Lacks the final part of Castellus' discourses. The first two surviving leaves of Galileo's first dialogue are backed with tissue paper lacking the top 1/5 along the top margin. Scattered marginal tears professionally restored. All folding plates provided in facsimile. Some illustrations within body of text. Margins trimmed; with the Castellus volume having the most severely shaved margins. Soiling and damp staining to margins, affecting text to First Dialogue and Castellus Discourse. Spotting throughout. One leaf in the 3rd and 4th dialogues has a tear with partial loss to the text. Please see our pictures and ask questions for additional details. Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is one of the most ground breaking books written in scientific philosophy. It harnessed Copernicus's mathematics with Galileo's own observations made with a telescope, ultimately destroying the earth centric model of Ptolemy and the unmoving earth model of Aristotle. The seemingly circuitous form of the Dialogue reflects its origins, it was written in Florence under restrictions from the Inquisition's censors. Galileo had been banned by the Church in 1611 for teaching the Copernican view. After appealing to Pope Urban VIII, Galileo was granted the right to discuss the Copernican view, if he devoted equal treatment to the Ptolemic view. As a result, the work is organized as a discussion between an advocate of the Copernican heliocentric model, an advocate of Ptolemy's earth centered model (ever so discretely named Simplicius, in perhaps a bit of cheek) and an educated man they wish to convince. Galileo's obvious deception didn't go unnoticed and as a result he was tried for heresy in 1633. The book was banned and placed on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum by the Church (and not removed until 1822.) The importance of Galileo's work is that it contributed to the liberation of science and inquiry from the suppression of Church domination. This liberation of thought allowed for the progressive discoveries in the age of reason and ultimately the development of our modern world. "The Dialogo was designed both as an appeal to the great public and an escape from silence. In the form of an opening discussion between friends - intellectually speaking, a radical, a conservative, and an agnostic - it is a masterly polemic for the new science. It displays all the great discoveries in the heavens which the ancients had ignored; it inveighs against the sterility, willfulness, and ignorance of those who defend their systems; it revels in the simplicity of Copernican thought and, above all, it teaches that the movement of the earth makes sense in philosophy, that is, in physics. Astronomy and the science of motion, rightly understood, says Galileo, are hand in glove. There is no need to fear that the earth's rotation will cause it to fly to pieces. So Galileo picked up one thread that led straight to Newton. The Dialogo, far more than any other work, made the heliocentric system a commonplace. Every fear of Galileo's enemies was justified; only their attempts to stifle thought were vain." (Printing and the Mind of Man, 128). (Citing 1632 Italian ed.) Our copy was the first published in English (or any vernacular for 200 years) by Thomas Salusbury in 1661. Salusbury had been a royalist who had lived in France in Italy during the mid-1600s during the English Civil War. Full List of contents: Tome 1, pt. 1. Galileus Galileus, his Systeme of the world -- II. Galileus, his epist [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A TREATISE OF THE SIBYLS, so highly celebrated, as well by the antient heathens, as the holy fathers of the church; giving an accompt of the names, and number of the Sibyls, of their qualities, the form and matter of their verses;

      London, printed by T(homas) R(oycroft) for the author, 1661.. as also of the books now extant under their names, and the errours crept into Christian religion, from the impostures contained therein, particularly, concerning the state of the just, and unjust after death. ... Englished by J. Davies. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 1661. Folio, 285 x 185 mm, 11¼ x 7¼ inches, pages: (4), 293, (7), headpieces and decorated initials to chapter headings, bound in full contemporary calf, blind-tooled border to covers, rebacked in lighter leather, gilt rules and original gilt lettered label to spine, new endpapers. Covers slightly marked, small scrape to leather on lower cover, engraved armorial bookplate preserved on front pastedown (Thomas Fuller M.D. (1634-1734) physician and preacher who published a compilation of proverbs entitled Gnomologia), 1 page has small pale ink stain, just affecting 1 word, 1 small corner tip torn off, otherwise text clean and binding tight and firm. A very good copy. DAVID BLONDEL (1591-1655), was a French Protestant clergyman, historian and classical scholar. In 1650 he succeeded G. J. Vossius in the professorship of history at Amsterdam. His works were very numerous; in some of them he showed a remarkable critical faculty, as in his dissertation on Pope Joan (1647, 1657), in which he came to the conclusion, now universally accepted, that the whole story is a mere myth. Considerable Protestant indignation was excited against him on account of this book. His work on the Sibyls of classical times was first published in French in 1649. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A TREATISE OF THE SIBYLS, so highly celebrated, as well by the antient heathens, as the holy fathers of the church; giving an accompt of the names, and number of the Sibyls, of their qualities, the form and matter of their verses

      London, printed by T(homas) R(oycroft) for the author, 1661. as also of the books now extant under their names, and the errours crept into Christian religion, from the impostures contained therein, particularly, concerning the state of the just, and unjust after death. ... Englished by J. Davies. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 1661. Folio, 285 x 185 mm, 11¼ x 7¼ inches, pages: (4), 293, (7), headpieces and decorated initials to chapter headings, bound in full contemporary calf, blind-tooled border to covers, rebacked in lighter leather, gilt rules and original gilt lettered label to spine, new endpapers. Covers slightly marked, small scrape to leather on lower cover, engraved armorial bookplate preserved on front pastedown (Thomas Fuller M.D. (1634-1734) physician and preacher who published a compilation of proverbs entitled Gnomologia), 1 page has small pale ink stain, just affecting 1 word, 1 small corner tip torn off, otherwise text clean and binding tight and firm. A very good copy. DAVID BLONDEL (1591-1655), was a French Protestant clergyman, historian and classical scholar. In 1650 he succeeded G. J. Vossius in the professorship of history at Amsterdam. His works were very numerous; in some of them he showed a remarkable critical faculty, as in his dissertation on Pope Joan (1647, 1657), in which he came to the conclusion, now universally accepted, that the whole story is a mere myth. Considerable Protestant indignation was excited against him on account of this book. His work on the Sibyls of classical times was first published in French in 1649. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        S. Augustini Hipponensis Episcopi. De civitate dei libri XXII.:: . Ex vetustißimis MSS. exemplaribus emendati, juxta novissimam editionem Coloniensem. Accedunt commentarii J. L. Vivis ac L. Coquei. 2 Bde.

      Frankfurt u. Hamburg, Z. Härtel, 1661 - mit gestochenem Porträt und gestochener allegorischer Vignette auf dem in rot/schwarz gedrucktem Titelblatt. 23 Bll., 1200 S., 23; 8 Bll., 1116 S., 20 Bll. VD17 39:129007H Band 1 Einbandkante berieben. Esteemed edition of the main work of a great father of the church commentary by the spanish humanist de Vives. PMM " The work is our earliest treatise on the philosophy of history, and its influence on political thinking has been considerable", Graesse I, 241. la Gewicht in Gramm: 1500

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        A LETTER OF RESOLUTION CONCERNING ORIGEN AND THE CHIEF OF HIS OPINIONS Written to the Learned and Most Ingenious C. L. Esquire, and by Him Published

      London: Published By Himself. Good+. 1661. First Edition. Hardcover. Full leather, covers have double ruled border with corner designs. Raised bands on spine. Spine ends & front corners lightly rubbed. Page edges dyed red. Text tight. Front & rear endpaper partly removed. Prior owners bookplate. A few pages have a light damp stain. Front hinge starting on both ends with cover firmly attached. Gilt dentelle on cover edges, no visible title on spine. Religion ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 112 pages .

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff, Bookseller]
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        Leyres Politie, Det er, Hvad Skick oc Ordning udi Kiøbenhaffn er holden fra den 11. Augusti 1658, der Beleyringen begyntis indtil den 11. Feb. 1661

      Næst Beskriffvelse aff Guds Ord hvor udi en god Politie bestaar. Observeret oc sammenskreffvet aff Anders Matthi-Søn Hiøring. Kbhvn.: Daniel Eichorn / Christian Cassube 1661. Med træskårne illustr. i teksten. 16vo. [12] + [160] blade. Enkelt blad revet i nederste margin ellers helt rent eksemplar indbundet i samtidigt helpergament med kalligraferede initialer på ryggen. Med kronestempler på fri- og titelblad samt tilskrift i samtidig hånd på friblad samt gammelt navn på sidste trykte blad, 1677. Et meget sjældent kildeskrift til Københavns belejring.Bibl. Danica III,158. Ehrencron-Müller IV,81. Hielmst. 3142. Thesaurus 491.

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        The Second Punick War Between Hannibal, and the Romanes: The Whole Seventeen Books, Englished from the Latine of Silius Italicus: with a Continuation from the Triumph of Scipio, to the Death of Hannibal

      Jo. Martin, Ja. Allestry, and Tho. Dicas, at the Bell in S. Paul's Church-Yard, London 1661 - [13], 507, [4], 77p. 44.5 cm folio in full leather with impressing on boards, raised bands, and gilt on spine. All plates have been removed. Remaining pages are clean and unmarked. Sold "as-is." Tiberius Catius Asconius Silius Italicus (CE. 28-103) was a poet and historian of Rome "silver age." His history is an epic poem translated into heroic couplets here by Thomas Ross who includes his own poetic history at the end of the text in the same rhyme-scheme. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Articulen van vrede ende confoederatie, gheslooten tusschen den doorluchtighsten Coningh van Portugael, ter eenre, ende de Hoogh Mogende Heeren Staten Generael der Vereenighde Nederlanden, ter andere zyde.The Hague, Hillebrant van Wouw, 1663. 4to. With woodcut device on title-page. Stiff plain paper wrappers.

      Borba de Moraes, p. 50; Boxer, The Dutch in Brazil, pp. 253-255; Knuttel 8730. Second edition, of the Dutch translation of the peace treaty ending the Dutch-Portuguese war. The WIC (Dutch West India Company) and VOC (Dutch East India Company) were at war with the Portuguese Armada, mainly to gain hegemony in the overseas colonies and trade. The war officially ended in August 1661, though the peace treaty was not ratified until 1663. “The main provisions of the treaty were as follows. Portugal was to pay the United Provinces 4 million cruzados in sixteen years as an indemnity for the loss of Netherlands Brazil, ... The Dutch were to be granted trade and residence in Portugal and her overseas possessions on the same terms as those already enjoyed by the English, or which might be granted to the latter in the future... The treaty was to be ratified within three months and published within six; but owing to the subsequent disputes and delays, the formal publication did not take place until March and April 1663” (Boxer).Slightly browned and the margins somewhat thumbed. Paper wrappers soiled and spine damaged. Still a good copy.

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        Mainz. "Ansicht der Churfürstlichen Residenz Stadt und Vestung Maintz und Castel im Jahr 1689". Sehr schöne Gesamtansicht über den Rhein als Panorama, gestochen von 2 Platten. Kupferstich von Frey.

      Format (Darstellung): 27,8 x 63,5 cm. Plattenrand: 32,5 x 68 cm. Blattgröße: 45,5 x 68 cm. *"Vergrößerte, prächtige Ansicht nach M. Merian mit der 1661 gebauten späteren Schiffsbrücke" (Stopp). - Von zwei Platten gedruckte Panorama-Ansicht, unten mit gedruckter Bezeichnung und darunter mit 5-zeiliger Legende. - 3 vertikale Quetschfalten im Papier (schon beim Druck), mehrere restaurierte Einrisse im weißen Außenrand sowie 2 größere restaurierte Einrisse von links (ca. 10 bis 15 cm in die Darstellung reichend), diese von vorn mit dem bloßen Auge nicht sichtbar. - Eine sehr seltene großformatige Panorama-Ansicht, quasi eine 1689 gefertigte etwas vergrößerte Aktualisierung der Merian-Darstellung von 1633. Trotz der genannten Mängel noch ein akzeptables Exemplar in breitrandiger Erhaltung und von prächtigem Gesamteindruck.

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        Le pavé de la grand' sale des bourgeois. [Amsterdam, Gerard Valk, 1719]. Very large engraved folding plan comprising 1 1/2 sheets (measuring 46 x 83 cm as assembled), engraved by Danckert Danckertsz. and his father after drawings by Jacob Vennekool, including the two hemispheres of the world map and a celestial map of the constellations of the northern hemisphere (each 10 cm in diameter).

      Cf. BAL 533 (1st Dutch ed.); Fowler 77 & 274 (1st Dutch ed.); Berlin Kat. 2235 (1st French ed.). Very large engraved plan showing the extraordinary cartographic mosaic floor of the Burgerzaal of the Amsterdam City Hall, designed by Jacob van Campen, with a celestial map in the centre and the magnificent map of the world in 2 hemispheres on either side. The engraving was first published in 1661, and the map shows Tasman's recent discoveries in Australia and Tasmania, and depicts California as an island. Many discoveries from his second voyage remained otherwise unpublished until the end of the 17th-century. This engraved representation is all that is left of this cartographical work of art. Wear caused by people walking on the mosaic meant it had to be restored about a hundred years later. When in turn this restoration was damaged the two hemispheres were filled in with plain marble slabs without pictorial representation.The drawing of the floor was made by Jacob Vennekool who worked closely with Van Campen, and since his drawings were first published even before the building was completed, they may reflect Van Campen's plan more closely than the finished building itself. They also, of course, show it before the alterations made at various times in later years.Slightly wrinkled in the right margin, one fold reinforced and a few tiny spots, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Les memoires de Messire Philippe de Commines, Sieur d'Argenton

      A Paris : Chez Iean Dhourry, 1661. Last edition. 8vo 8"" - 9"" tall; 765 pages; Dernier edition. Physical description [24],765,[19]p. ; 16cm (12mo). Notes; Added engraved title page. Title page ornament; initials; head-pieces. Subject; Louis XI, King of France, 1423-1483 - Early works to 1800. Charles VIII, King of France, 470-1498 - Early works to 1800. France - History - House of Valois, 1328-1589 - Early works to 1800. Medicine. Other names Houry, Jean d'. Language; French. Associate reference; Brunet ii, 191.

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        Emblemata Cum Commentariis Claudii Minois I. C. Francisci Sanctii Brocensis & Notis Laurentii Pignorii Patavini?Opera Et Vigiliis Ioannis Thuilii Mariaemontani Tirol?

      Padua: Paolo Frambotti, 1661. First published in 1531, Alciati?s Emblemata was the most popular and influential of emblem books. The present edition is based on the 1621 Paduan edition, the most extensively commentated of Alciati editions, edited by Joannes Thuilius, professor in Freiburg im Breisgau, who combined also the commentaries by Mignault, Sanchez, and Pignorius. The woodcuts are the same as in the 1618 and 1621 Paduan editions but incorporate new borders. The 1621 edition marked the reintroduction of the offensive emblem LXXX, which had been banished from many previous editions. Landwehr 103. Green 165. Praz p. 252. small 4to. pp. lxxx, 1001, [1], engraved title by Ruphenus. 212 woodcut emblems in the text. text in double columns. woodcut device on title. woodcut device on verso of last leaf. woodcut tailpieces. contemporary vellum, rebacked with spine mounted (small hole in Ii1 with loss of a few letters on 4 lines verso & recto, 1 small marginal repair). armorial bookplate of A.L.Eldridge. ownership entry of Dutch art historian & poet Jan Emmens

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        Articulen van vrede ende confoederatie, gheslooten tusschen den doorluchtighsten Coningh van Portugael, ter eenre, ende de Hoogh Mogende Heeren Staten Generael der Vereenighde Nederlanden, ter andere zyde.The Hague, Hillebrant van Wouw, 1663. 4to. With woodcut device on title-page. Stiff plain paper wrappers.

      - Borba de Moraes, p. 50; Boxer, The Dutch in Brazil, pp. 253-255; Knuttel 8730. Second edition, of the Dutch translation of the peace treaty ending the Dutch-Portuguese war. The WIC (Dutch West India Company) and VOC (Dutch East India Company) were at war with the Portuguese Armada, mainly to gain hegemony in the overseas colonies and trade. The war officially ended in August 1661, though the peace treaty was not ratified until 1663. "The main provisions of the treaty were as follows. Portugal was to pay the United Provinces 4 million cruzados in sixteen years as an indemnity for the loss of Netherlands Brazil, . The Dutch were to be granted trade and residence in Portugal and her overseas possessions on the same terms as those already enjoyed by the English, or which might be granted to the latter in the future The treaty was to be ratified within three months and published within six; but owing to the subsequent disputes and delays, the formal publication did not take place until March and April 1663" (Boxer).Slightly browned and the margins somewhat thumbed. Paper wrappers soiled and spine damaged. Still a good copy.

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        Collection of emblematic and monogram plates from 4 series].Nürnberg, Johann Christoph Weigel, [ca. 1726 (engraved ca. 1700 - ca. 1726)]. 16 x 11 cm. With 14 engraved plates (plate size 13 x 19 cm) bound as double-page plates. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.

      - Ad 1: Bonacini, 2031; Hollstein XXXI, p. 92; ad 2-3: Praz, p. 533; ad 4: cf. Landwehr, German emblem books 641; Praz, pp. 533-534. A collection of 14 engraved plates from 3 different emblematic works and a work on monograms, all published by Johann Christoph Weigel (1661-1726) in Nürnberg. Praz and others attribute items 2-4 to his father, the great Nürnberg engraver Christoph Weigel (1654-1725), who may have engraved their plates, though item 4 may have appeared shortly after his death. With the 18th-century bookplate of Charles Pierre Joseph Le Candèle; the ca. 1900 bookplate of the Hale family, Alderly House, Gloucestershire; and the blind stamp of the Liberna collection of Bernard Brenninkmeijer (1893-1976) on second free endleaf.Item 4 appears to have been printed from slightly worn copper plates. With an occasional spot, slightly affecting 2 monograms in item 1, but still with all plates in good or very good condition. The binding is somewhat worn but still good. A lovely collection of 184 emblems and monograms from the early 18th century.

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        [Collection of emblematic and monogram plates from 4 series].Nürnberg, Johann Christoph Weigel, [ca. 1726 (engraved ca. 1700 - ca. 1726)]. 16 x 11 cm. With 14 engraved plates (plate size 13 x 19 cm) bound as double-page plates. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.

      Ad 1: Bonacini, 2031; Hollstein XXXI, p. 92; ad 2-3: Praz, p. 533; ad 4: cf. Landwehr, German emblem books 641; Praz, pp. 533-534. A collection of 14 engraved plates from 3 different emblematic works and a work on monograms, all published by Johann Christoph Weigel (1661-1726) in Nürnberg. Praz and others attribute items 2-4 to his father, the great Nürnberg engraver Christoph Weigel (1654-1725), who may have engraved their plates, though item 4 may have appeared shortly after his death. With the 18th-century bookplate of Charles Pierre Joseph Le Candèle; the ca. 1900 bookplate of the Hale family, Alderly House, Gloucestershire; and the blind stamp of the Liberna collection of Bernard Brenninkmeijer (1893-1976) on second free endleaf.Item 4 appears to have been printed from slightly worn copper plates. With an occasional spot, slightly affecting 2 monograms in item 1, but still with all plates in good or very good condition. The binding is somewhat worn but still good. A lovely collection of 184 emblems and monograms from the early 18th century.

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        Les merveilles des Indes Orientales et Occidentales ou Nouveau traitté des pierres precieuses & perles, ...Paris, Christophe Lambin, 1669 (colophon 1668). 4to. With an engraved portrait of Anne Marie Louise d'Orleans facing the dedication. Contemporary gold-tooled, mottled calf.

      Alden & Landis 669/18 (6 copies); Duveen, p. 71; Sabin 4957; Sinkankas 593 Second, enlarged edition of a rare work on precious stones and pearls found in what the title calls the East and West Indies (but including the Gulf region). It is most important for the author's new information on diamonds, pearls and pearl fishing, this last with considerable detail on the various pearl fishing sites in the Gulf. The extensive chapter devoted to pearls and pearl fishing notes the Persian Gulf as the most important source and names specific sites: "on pesche les perles en divers endroits du monde. Dans le Golfe Persique, principalement aux environs de l'Isle d'Ormus & Bassora: aupres de Baroyn [= Bahrain], Catiffa, Juffa, Camaron, & autres lieux de ce Golfe ..." (p. 68). The present second edition includes an entirely new 17-page appendix on the history of the Spanish conquest in the New World with further remarks on pearl fisheries, natural history and trade. Several new chapters have also been added, on the pricing of diamonds according to size and quality, on the pricing of pearls, two chapters on alchemy and tables of the fineness of silver and gold. This material, not included in the 1661 edition gives the present second edition its greater value: "In terms of substance, this [second] edition is considerably superior to the first; both are rare" (Sinkankas).With an occasional faint stain and a couple leaves with very minor foxing, but still in very good condition. The binding is slightly worn, with cracks in the hinges and damaged corners (some repaired), but otherwise good, with most of the tooling well preserved. An important work on gems and pearls, especially interesting for pearl fishing in the Gulf, in an attractive French binding.

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        Kitab al-Injil al-sharif al-tahir wa-al-misbah al-munir alzahir muqassaman kanayisiyan madar al-sanah hasaba tartib al-Anba al-Qiddisiyin al-Sharqiyin [= Book of the liturgical Gospels].Dayr al-Shuwayr (or Dhour el Choueir, in Lebanon), Dayr Mar Yuhanna [= Monastery of Saint John the Baptist], [1776]. Folio (31.5 x 22.5 cm). A Greek Melkite Evangeliary in Arabic, with each page in a border of thick-thin rules, pp. 245-300 printed in red and black, and a woodcut Madonna and child. The title-page has been sophisticated, probably in the 18th-century, and appears to be a badly inked proof that has been touched up in manuscript. Bound by the Dayr al-Shuwayr Monastery in contemporary gold- and blind-tooled reddish-brown goatskin morocco, each board with a gold centrepiece.

      Darlow & Moule 1661; KVK & WorldCat (3 copies); Schnurrer 360; for Zakher: J.E. Kahale, Abdallah Zakher (2000); Hanebutt-Benz et al., Middle Eastern languages and the print revolution (2002), pp. 179-181. Very rare second Arabic edition (the first to be printed in Lebanon) of the four Gospels arranged for liturgical use in the Greek Melkite Church, to make readings for services according to the day of the year: a so-called Evangeliary or Evangelion. It was intended primarily for Arabic-speaking Christians in the Middle East, rather than for missionary work. The first Arabic edition was printed and published at Aleppo in 1706. Al-Shamas Abdallah Zakher (1684-1748), son of an Aleppo goldsmith, worked at the Aleppo printing office but had to flee in 1722 because of disputes that were to lead to the 1724 schism in the Melkite Church. Zakher established the printing office of the Melkite monastery of St. John the Baptist at Dayr al-Shuwayr in the Lebanese Kisrawan mountains, where he produced a psalter in 1734. He is said to have been skilled in jewelry-making and cutting in metal and wood, and to have cut the punches for the 1734 Arabic type. The printing office produced about 70 Arabic editions before it closed in 1899.With marginal manuscript notes in Arabic script, the stamp of a Diyarbakir (in Anatolia, eastern Turkey) library in the margin of the last page. With the title-page sophisticated as noted, some mostly marginal water stains, an occasional small stain, a tiny and unobtrusive worm hole in the second half, but mostly in good condition and with large margins. The binding rubbed and slightly chipped, with the front hinge and fore-edge corners restored and the inside front hinge reinforced. Very rare early example of an Arabic liturgical work, printed and bound at the Monastery of St John the Baptist in Dayr al-Shuwayr, Lebanon.

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        Kitab al-Injil al-sharif al-tahir wa-al-misbah al-munir alzahir muqassaman kanayisiyan madar al-sanah hasaba tartib al-Anba al-Qiddisiyin al-Sharqiyin [= Book of the liturgical Gospels].Dayr al-Shuwayr (or Dhour el Choueir, in Lebanon), Dayr Mar Yuhanna [= Monastery of Saint John the Baptist], [1776]. Folio (31.5 x 22.5 cm). A Greek Melkite Evangeliary in Arabic, with each page in a border of thick-thin rules, pp. 245-300 printed in red and black, and a woodcut Madonna and child. The title-page has been sophisticated, probably in the 18th-century, and appears to be a badly inked proof that has been touched up in manuscript. Bound by the Dayr al-Shuwayr Monastery in contemporary gold- and blind-tooled reddish-brown goatskin morocco, each boa

      - Darlow & Moule 1661; KVK & WorldCat (3 copies); Schnurrer 360; for Zakher: J.E. Kahale, Abdallah Zakher (2000); Hanebutt-Benz et al., Middle Eastern languages and the print revolution (2002), pp. 179-181. Very rare second Arabic edition (the first to be printed in Lebanon) of the four Gospels arranged for liturgical use in the Greek Melkite Church, to make readings for services according to the day of the year: a so-called Evangeliary or Evangelion. It was intended primarily for Arabic-speaking Christians in the Middle East, rather than for missionary work. The first Arabic edition was printed and published at Aleppo in 1706. Al-Shamas Abdallah Zakher (1684-1748), son of an Aleppo goldsmith, worked at the Aleppo printing office but had to flee in 1722 because of disputes that were to lead to the 1724 schism in the Melkite Church. Zakher established the printing office of the Melkite monastery of St. John the Baptist at Dayr al-Shuwayr in the Lebanese Kisrawan mountains, where he produced a psalter in 1734. He is said to have been skilled in jewelry-making and cutting in metal and wood, and to have cut the punches for the 1734 Arabic type. The printing office produced about 70 Arabic editions before it closed in 1899.With marginal manuscript notes in Arabic script, the stamp of a Diyarbakir (in Anatolia, eastern Turkey) library in the margin of the last page. With the title-page sophisticated as noted, some mostly marginal water stains, an occasional small stain, a tiny and unobtrusive worm hole in the second half, but mostly in good condition and with large margins. The binding rubbed and slightly chipped, with the front hinge and fore-edge corners restored and the inside front hinge reinforced. Very rare early example of an Arabic liturgical work, printed and bound at the Monastery of St John the Baptist in Dayr al-Shuwayr, Lebanon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les merveilles des Indes Orientales et Occidentales ou Nouveau traitté des pierres precieuses & perles, ...Paris, Christophe Lambin, 1669 (colophon 1668). 4to. With an engraved portrait of Anne Marie Louise d'Orleans facing the dedication. Contemporary gold-tooled, mottled calf.

      Alden & Landis 669/18 (6 copies); Duveen, p. 71; Sabin 4957; Sinkankas 593 Second, enlarged edition of a rare work on precious stones and pearls found in what the title calls the East and West Indies (but including the Gulf region). It is most important for the author's new information on diamonds, pearls and pearl fishing, this last with considerable detail on the various pearl fishing sites in the Gulf. The extensive chapter devoted to pearls and pearl fishing notes the Persian Gulf as the most important source and names specific sites: "on pesche les perles en divers endroits du monde. Dans le Golfe Persique, principalement aux environs de l'Isle d'Ormus & Bassora: aupres de Baroyn [= Bahrain], Catiffa, Juffa, Camaron, & autres lieux de ce Golfe ..." (p. 68). The present second edition includes an entirely new 17-page appendix on the history of the Spanish conquest in the New World with further remarks on pearl fisheries, natural history and trade. Several new chapters have also been added, on the pricing of diamonds according to size and quality, on the pricing of pearls, two chapters on alchemy and tables of the fineness of silver and gold. This material, not included in the 1661 edition gives the present second edition its greater value: "In terms of substance, this [second] edition is considerably superior to the first; both are rare" (Sinkankas).With an occasional faint stain and a couple leaves with very minor foxing, but still in very good condition. The binding is slightly worn, with cracks in the hinges and damaged corners (some repaired), but otherwise good, with most of the tooling well preserved. An important work on gems and pearls, especially interesting for pearl fishing in the Gulf, in an attractive French binding.

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        Poesie del cavalier F. Gio. Battista Theodoro, dedicate alll'altezza serenissima di Ranuccio II Farnese.

      In Napoli, per Novello de Bonis stampator arcivescovale, 1661, - in-4, pp. (30), 444, (6), leg. coeva in p. pergamena, titolo ms. al dorso. Bell'antiporta allegorico inc. in rame: la Fama alata, con armi dei Farnese, annuncia al Tempo l'opera di Teodoro; raffinate testatine, finalini e iniziali istoriate in silografia decorano il testo. Precedono la dedica di Teodoro a Ranuccio II Farnese (duca di Parma e Piacenza dal 1646 al 1694), la dedica del figlio dell'autore "A' lettori" e una serie di versi encomiastici in latino. Prima edizione di questa raccolta di versi in italiano (riedita nel 1668 e 1679) dedicati ad alcuni dei più celebri signori del tempo, soprattutto del Regno di Napoli (Ercole Trivulzio, il Duca di Sora, il Principe di Cassano della Casa d'Aragona, il cardinale Giovanni Carlo de'Medici.). I componimenti, vari ed articolati, toccano temi disparati: dalle odi al Tempo, al Silenzio, all'Ingegno, ai versi sull'archibugio, sull'arte nautica e sulla scherma, in cui una coppia di cavalieri viene invitata ad affidarsi "Al valor più, ch'allarmi" e vengono descritte le fasi del combattimento. La scherma, descritta allegoricamente, viene presentata sotto l'aspetto giocoso con dotti riferimenti a celebri libri sull'argomento come quello del Marcelli. L'autore, conte di Toraldo (famiglia di origini quattrocentesche legata alla dominazione spagnola del Regno di Napoli) fu un poeta noto e apprezzato in numerose corti del sud Italia. Ottimo esemplare di questa rara raccolta poetica (censita in sole 7 biblioteche pubbliche italiane). Manca a tutti i repertori bibliogr. consultati. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Four large woodblock-printed acupuncture charts, entitled: "Jinshin gozo no zu," "Sokujin meido no zu," "Ojin meido no zu," & "Fukujin meido no zu," each measuring 892 x 323 mm., depicting various views of the human body & demonstrating the Chinese art of acupuncture as practiced in Japan. The four charts, all rather wormed, are printed on paper and heightened in colors. The charts, each folded, have been very carefully backed, with the orig. sheet backing each chart pasted-down on the opposing side of the new backing

      [Japan]: 1661. A handsome and complete set of four woodblock-printed acupuncture charts, created in Japan for the medical profession. These are very rare and are based on various texts which were introduced into Japan from China in the beginning of the 17th century. The chief source for the woodcuts is Dou's Shinkan Kotei meido kyukyo [trans.: The Yellow Emperor's Canon of Moxibustion], published several times in Japan in the first half of the 17th century. It is a rare collection of dissertations on moxibustion and acupuncture. This work is a commentary and explanation of the Ling-shu, which "formed [along with the Su Wen] the theoretical basis of classical Chinese medicine…the Ling-shu…discusses mainly therapy - mostly centered on medicinal prescriptions, but also including physical therapies such as bonesetting and breathing exercises, and stimulation treatments such as acupuncture, moxibustion and massage."-Sugimoto & Swain, Science & Culture in Traditional Japan, p. 85. The charts are designed to be hung on walls for reference, each with names and locations of meridians printed at top: 1. "Jinshin Gozo No Zu" [trans.: "Illustrations of Human Internal Organs"]. Depicts the five main organs of the abdomen, hand-painted in white, red, black, blue, yellow, beige, and pink. 2. "Sokujin meido no zu" [trans.: "Side View Human Profile 'Ming tang' Acupuncture Theory"]. Highlighted in red and blue, with names of the pressure points. 3. "Ojin meido no zu" [trans.: "Front View Human Profile 'Ming tang' Acupuncture Theory"]. Highlighted in red, rust, blue, and green. 4. "Fukujin meido no zu" [trans.: "Back View Human Profile 'Ming tang' Acupuncture Theory"]. Highlighted in red, blue, and rust. On the verso, there is a hand-written calendar giving days when acupuncture should not be used ("Cho byo bi") with references to gender-specified days to avoid acupuncture. There are red-painted dots throughout the explanatory text of each sheet warning the practitioner when not to use acupuncture.

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        Receuil, des plus beaux portails de plusieures eglises de Paris.[Paris], Jacques van Merle, 1660. Series of 11 (of 12) engraved prints, including the title-print, showing elevations and plans of 17th-century Parisian baroque churches, portals and altars, some naming the architects Mansart, Brosse and Le Mercier. With: (2) MAROT, Jean. [Recueil de plusieurs portes des principaux hostels et maisons de la ville de Paris ensemble le retable des plus considerables autels des eglises].[Paris, Pierre Mariette II, ca. 1660/65]. Series of 19 (of 20) etched prints showing portals of numerous Paris churches and civic buildings. (3) LE PAUTRE, Jean. Retables dautels a lItaliene inventes et graves par Jean Potre ...Paris, Pierre Mariette II, [ca. 1660/65]. Complete series of 6 etched prints, including title-print, showing richly decorated altars, some with a plan at the foot. (4) LE PAUTRE, Jean. Porte cochere, inventée et gravée par J. Le Potre ...Paris, Pierre Mariette II, [ca. 1657/59?]. Complete series of 6 etched prints, including the title-print, showing richly decorated portals, each with a plan at the foot. Very rare series. (5) LE PAUTRE, Jean. Cheminees a la moderne inventées et gravéez par Jean le Pautre.Paris, Pierre Mariette II, 1661. Complete series of 6 unnumbered etched prints, including the title-print, showing a hearth with a richly decorated mantelpiece. (6) LE PAUTRE, Jean. Desseins de plaphons inventez et gravez par Le Pautre.Paris, Pierre Mariette II, [ca. 1660/65?]. Series of 5 (of 6) etched plates, including the title-print, showing a richly decorated ceiling, some with an elaborate painted scene in the central panel. (7) MAROT, Jean. Nouveaux desseins d'Alcoves inventés et gravés par J. Marot.Paris, Pierre Mariette II, [ca. 1665?]. A complete series of 8 numbered engraved prints, including the title-print, showing alcoves (at least some of them for beds) with richly decorated walls and doorways. Very rare edition. (8) LE PAUTRE, Jean . Chaires de predicateurs nouvellement inventées et gravées par J. Le Pautre.Paris, Pierre Mariette II, 1659. Series of 4 (of 6) etched prints, including the title-print, showing elaborately decorated pulpits, most with the preacher and congregation during the sermon. (9) BOISSEAU, Jean. [Paris buildings].[Paris], Jean Boisseau, [1655?]. Series of 6 (of 14) engraved prints, showing buildings in Paris. (10) PIERRETZ, Antoine. Recherche de plusieurs beaux morceaux d'ornamens antiques et modernes, comme trophées, frises, masques, feuillages, et autres, dessignés et graves par A. Pierretz.Paris, Pierre Mariette II, [ca. 1657/59?]. Series of 24 (of 25) engraved plates, namely 1-7 (helmets, military insignia), 8-11, 13-14 (decorated borders, friezes), 15-21 (masks), 22-25 (decorated architectural elements) and an extra no. 24 of a geometrical design. Very rare series. (11) FANELLI, Francesco. Varie architeture di Francesco Fanelli Fiorentino scultore del Re della Gran Bretagne.Paris, Jacques van Merle, 1661. A complete series of 21 unnumbered engraved prints, including the title-print. Five prints show grottos with sculpture, all but one including fountains, and the other fifteen show free-standing fountains. 11 series in 1 volume. Small oblong folio (18.5 x 29 cm). Contemporary limp parchment.

      Extensive description on request Interesting and important early collection of 11 very rare architectural print series (with a few additional prints from other series bound with them) giving in total 120 engraved and etched plates of churches, other buildings, portals, altars, mantelpieces, ceilings and wall panels, alcoves, pulpits, architectural decorations (including helmets, military insignia, decorated borders, friezes, masks), fountains and grottoes, mainly in Paris and surroundings. The prints are etched and engraved by the best and most famous artists in Paris in the 1650s and 1660s: Jean Le Pautre, Jean Marot ('Le grand Marot'), Pierre Cottart, Jean Boisseau, Antoine Pierretz and Francesco Fanelli. All but Boisseau's were published and printed by the two most famous printers of engravings and etchings: Pierre Mariette II and Jacques van Merle. None of the 11 series is demonstrably later than 1661, though some may be later in the 1660s. The fact that each print series at least generally shows a consistent paper stock and the fact that the endleaves show a watermark contemporary with the latest print series strongly suggests that each series comes from a single impression as published and that they were bound together soon after publication: this is not a collection assembled from separate prints by a collector. It is of the greatest importance for the history of French architecture during the seventeenth century.

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        San Guglielmo di Malavalle

      1661 - Acquaforte e puntasecca, circa 1661, firmata in lastra in basso a destra. Esemplare nel secondo stato di due. Magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva con filigrana "giglio nel cerchio e grappolo d’uva" (databile alla seconda metà del XVII secolo), con un bel tono di lastra, ampi margini, in perfetto stato di conservazione. San Guglielmo di Malavalle, noto anche come Guglielmo di Aquitania, fu un eremita e contemplativo, i cui insegnamenti, raccolti dal suo discepolo Alberto, che visse con lui il suo ultimo anno di vita, nel Consuetudines e Regula sancti Guillelmi, diedero origine all'Ordine di San Guglielmo. È venerato come santo dalla Chiesa cattolica. Etching with drypoint, 1661 circa, signed at lower right. Example of the second state of two. A fine impression, printed on contemporary laid paper with "encircled fluer-de-lys" watermark, wide margins, perfect conditions. St. William of Maleval, also known as William of Aquitaine, was a hermit, contemplative, whose teachings, collected by his disciple Alberto who lived with him his last year of life, and in Consuetudines Regula sancti Guillelmi, gave rise to 'order of St. William. It is revered as a saint by the Catholic Church. A great example. Bartsch 1; Thodoli 99; Salamon 85. Dimensioni 235 355mm [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Les Poësies diverses de Monsieur Gilbert, Secrétaire des Commandemens de la Reyne de Suede, & son Resident en France.

      Guillaume de Luyne, Paris 1661 - In-12 de (14)-173-(1) pp., maroquin rouge à grains longs, dos orné à nerfs, tranches dorées (reliure du début XIXe siècle). Edition originale rare. Le dramaturge Gabriel Gilbert (le Gallus du Dictionnaire des Précieuses) mourut dans la misère vers 1680 après avoir été le secrétaire de la duchesse de Rohan puis de la reine Christine de Suède. Son recueil poétique publié en 1661 alors que ses pièces rencontraient le succès rassemble sept odes adressées au roi, à la reine-mère, à la reine de Suède, au cardinal Mazarin et à d'autres grands personnages, dix-neuf élégies, un grand nombre de madrigaux et quelques poésies chrétiennes. Bel exemplaire en marqouin rouge relié vers 1810 ; premier feuillet rogné un peu court en tête. Brunet, II, 1592 ; Bibliothèque poétique de Viollet Le Duc, 1680 p. 572. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Maniliani Bononiensis monumenti historico-mystica lectio

      Edition originale. Rare. Illustrée d'un frontispice à l'emblème du cardinal Mazarin et d'une planche hors texte représentant un cippe (monument funéraire) trouvé à Bologne en 1601. Absent à la British Library, mais un exemplaire à Oxford.Broché, sous papier ivoire. Un mouillure claire et pâle sur l'ensemble du volume en marge haute.Présentation et interprétation de la stèle funéraire du centurion Manilius Quintus Cordus (Ier siècle av. J. C.) par le philologue Alessandro Nigri. La stèle se trouve aujourd'hui au musée de Bologne. L'auteur cite d'autres inscriptions dont trois relatives à des tauroboles (sacrifice de taureaux). --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! HH. de Ducciis Boboniae 1661 in-4 (16x22cm) (8) 37pp. broché

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        Geschlechter-Buch. Darinn Der löblichen Kayserlichen Reichs Statt Augspurg so vor Fünffhundert und mehr Jahren hero, daselbst gewohnet, und biß auf Acht abgestorbe[n], auch deren so an der Abgestorbnen statt eingenommen und erhöhet worden seyn. Deßgleichen mit was Personen dieRöm. Käy. May. [et]c. am dritten Augusti, im M.D.XLVIII. Jahre, ein Neu Regiment, von Rath und Gericht, auch alle Empter besetzt hat, sampt eines jeden Geschlechts Wapen, Zeichen, Schilt und Helm, auch Ankunfft und Herkommen, alles mit künstlichen Figuren angezeigt, und allen Kunstliebhabern, jetzt von neuem wiederumb an Tag gegeben.

      Frankfurt, Ammon und Serlin 1661. Mit Titelholzschnitt (monogrammiert CM), 156 ganzseit. Textholzschnitten, meist von J. Amman (4 monogr. CW), breiter Holzschnittbordüre (monogr. MF) auf dem Zwischentitel und großer Druckermarke am Ende. 1 Bl., 162 S., 1 Bl. - Vorgebunden: Welser, Marx: Chronica Der Weitberuempten Keyserlichen Freyen vnd deß H. Reichs Statt Augspurg in Schwaben/ Von derselben altem Vrsprung/ Schöne/ ... Gebäwen vnnd ... gedenckwürdigen Geschichten in acht vnderschiedliche Capitul ... abgetheilt. 3 Tle. und Anhang. Frankfurt, Egenolffs Erben, 1595-(96). Mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke und zahlr. Textholzschnitten (ohne die doppelblattgr. Kupferstichkarte). 8 Bl., 110, 282, 141 S. (3 weiße Bl. zwischengeb.), 1 Bl., 97 S. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg., dreiseit. Goldschnitt und zwei intakten Messingschließen. Folio. I. (Mair): Becker 105. Bartsch IX, 191. Lipperheide Rc 4, Anm. Nagler, Monogrammisten, II, 818. – Die berühmte Holzschnittfolge stellt die Vertreter der Augsburger Geschlechter in Rüstungen mit ihren Wappen dar. Sie erschien erstmals 1538 (dann 1550 und 1580). Hinter dem Monogramm CW verbirgt sich Christoph Weiditz II., der Sohn des berühmten Hans Weiditz (vgl. Röttinger 19). Die Titelbordüre (S. 55) schnitt Lucas Mayer aus Ammans Werkstatt, der Titelholzschnitt stammt vermutlich von einem unbekannten Formschneider der Schule Jost Ammans (vgl. dazu Nagler IV, 1777 und 1699). 1580 gingen die Stöcke in den Besitz des Frankfurter Verlegers Feyerabend über. In dieser Ausgabe ist der Holzschnitt zum Zwischentitel auf Seite drei entfallen. - II. (Welser): rste deutsche Ausgabe. – STC 886 (3 Teile). Adams V 361 und 362. VD 16 G 507 und W 1894. Richter 614. Pfister I, 633. Lentner 6597. Dekesel W 6. - Marx Welser war der bedeutendste Gelehrte aus dem bekannten Augsburger Patriziergeschlecht. Der erste Teil des \"wichtigen und wertvollen Werks\" (Lentner) enthält die deutsche Übersetzung der erstmals 1590 lateinisch erschienenen Chronik. Die anderen beiden Teile bestehen aus der deutschen Ausgabe von Gassers \"Annales civitatis Augsburgensis\" (übers. von W. Hartmann), die ursprünglich im Reichsgebiet nicht erscheinen durften (vgl. dazu ADB VIII, 397). Im Anhang, \"Antiqua monumenta\", werden archäologische Funde beschrieben. - Wie meist ohne die Titelei der Teile II (2 Bl.) und III (3 Bl.); die offenbar vom Drucker sporadisch beigegebene Karte ist nur in wenigen Vergleichsexemplaren nachweisbar. ---- Einband etwas beschabt und mit kleineren Wurmspuren. Vorderer Vorsatz mit alten Vermerken und gestempelter Signatur, die letzten 6 Bll. und die hinteren Vorsätze mit starken Wurmspuren und infolgedessen Ausbrüchen, vor allem im unteren Rand (minimaler Bildverlust), mehrere Bl. davor mit nur kleiner Wurmspur, Titel etw. stärker, sonst nur leicht gebräunt, stellenw. im Rand leicht braun- und wasserfleckig. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Vanity of Dogmatizing: Or Confidence in Opinions Manifested in a Discourse of the Shortness and Uncertainty of Our Knowledge, and Its Causes, with Some Reflexions on Peripateticism; and an Apology for Philosophy

      Henry Eversden, London 1661 - (32), 250, (6). Page 220 Mis-Numbered 200. Attractively Bound In Full Calf, Four Bands, Morocco Spine Label, Gilt Rules And Blindstamped Embellishments In Compartments, Gilt Rules And Blindstamped Embellishments On Covers, Watered Endpapers And Edges, Newer Free Endpapers, Complete But Without The Half-Title. Faded Ink Initials "Eb" On Title Pages With A Few Additional Mark P/7G And 10. Bookplate Of A University, Note At Rear Indicating Accession In 1923, Morocco Book Label "Ex-Libris Moncure Biddle" Overlapping The Earlier University Bookplate, Pencil Signature Dated 1952, Clipping Of Notice Of The Sale Of The Moncure Biddle Library In 1952, And Pencil Note At Rear Noting Purchase Of Book At Auction In 1952. Long Scholarly Note On Front Endpaper, In Full: "This Is An Extremely Rare, And At The Same Time Curious Work, For Which I Searched With Much Assiduity, Before I Was Lucky Enough To Meet With It- It Is Not Mentioned In Sowndes, And Hallam, In His "Introduction To The Literature Of Europe, Vol. 3, P. 356-7, 2Nd Ed. Says 'A Remarkable Work, But So Scarce As To Be Hardly Known At All Except By Name, Was Published By Glanvil In 1661, With The Title Of, The Vanity Of Dogmatizing". There Is A Good Account Of Glanvill And His Works In The "Biographia Brittanica" Sub Nomine, Where There Is An Analysis Of This Little Volume, And Particularly Noticing The Strange Story At Pa. 195 Adding That In Process Of Time He Came To Think And Write In A Very Different Manner." This Note Is Not Signed. The Reference Is To The Account On Pp 195-198 Of An Oxford Dropout Who Joined Up With Gypsies, And Became Quite Competent In Their Trades; This Incident, Which Formed The Basis For Matthew Arnold's The Scholar Gypsy, Was Left Out Of The Second And Later Editions. This First Edition Has Other Sections Also Which Were Not Later Reprinted In The Much Changed Second And Later Editions. Still Quite Scarce; One Recent Sale In 1988. Title Page Aged To An Even Tan, A Few Very Faint Foxing Areas In Text. Ink Change Of Principiate [P.27] To Principle, A Few Pencil X's In Text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Elenchi Motuum Nuperorum in Anglia Pars Prima; Simul ac Juris Regii.

      1661 - A Noted Royalist's History of the English Civil War Bate, George [1608-1669]. Elenchi Motuum Nuperorum in Anglia Pars Prima; Simul ac Juris Regii & Parlamentarii Brevis Enarratio, Ab Autore Geor. Batio M.D. Regiae Majestatis Protomedico Recognita & Aucta Aerae Christianae Anno 1660. London: Typis J. Flesher & Prostant Apud R. Royston in Ivy Lane, 1661. [xii], 257, [7] pp. Copperplate frontispiece of King Charles I. [Bound with] Bate, George. Elenchi Motuum Nuperorum in Anglia Pars Secunda: Simul ac Regis Effugii Mirabilis e Praelio Wigorniae Enarratio. Authore Georgio Bateo, M.D. Regiae Majestatis Protomedico, & Collegii Londinensis Socio. Aerae Christianae Anno 1662. London: Typis J. Flesher. Prostat Venalis Apud R. Royston S. Regiae Majestatis Bibliopolam, 1663. [xvi], 442, [22] pp. Final leaf blank. Half-title, Copperplate frontispiece of King Charles II. Octavo (7" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary mottled calf, rebacked in period style retaining existing lettering piece, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, hinges mended. Some rubbing to board edges, corners bumped. Title page of first part printed in red and black. Moderate toning, some leaves have light foxing, a few have minor stains. Brief annotations in small early hand to a few leaves, interior otherwise clean. * Later editions, the second part one of three issues from 1663. First published anonymously in 1649, this work was originally intended to publicize the events of the Civil War from a Royalist perspective to a continental audience. Later editions updated the narrative through the fall of Cromwell and the reign of Charles II. The final edition was published in 1676. Bate was an eyewitness to much of the history he recorded. A doctor, he was chief physician to Charles I, Cromwell and to Charles II. (He concealed his political beliefs during the Civil War.) English Short-Title Catalogue R39866, R209282. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Full-length engraving. ?Late 17th century.

      133 x 83 mm. + margins. On laid paper. Remnants of hinges to upper corners of verso, with small repair. Text below the image identifies Weber as a German poet and "Sprüchsprecher" in Nürnberg who died on July 28, 1661 at the age of 60. Weber is referred to in Johann Christoph Wagenseil's book on the Meistersingers of Nürnberg published in 1697.

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